30
August

Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya

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About 6,500 migrants have been rescued off Libya, the Italian coastguard says, in one of the biggest operations of its kind to date.

24
August

Earthquake hits central Italy

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A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least 13 people dead and others trapped under rubble.

16
August

SA baby snatcher jailed 10 years

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A South African court has jailed a woman for 10 years for kidnapping a baby from her hospital bed 19 years ago and raising her as her own.

15
August

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk broke Michael Johnson's 17-year-old 400m world record to sensationally win Olympic gold at Rio 2016.

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